Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment

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Okbay, Aysu ; Beauchamp, Jonathan ; Fontana, M.A. (Mark Alan) ; Lee, James J. ; Pers, Tune ; Rietveld, C.A. (Cornelius A.) ; Turley, Patrick ; Chen, G.-B. (Guo-Bo) ; Emilsson, Valur ; Meddens, S.F.W. (S. Fleur W.) ; Oskarsson, S. (Sven) ; Pickrell, J.K. (Joseph K.) ; Thom, K. (Kevin) ; Timshel, P. (Pascal) ; Vlaming, Ronald ; Abdellaoui, Abdel ; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer Singh ; Bacelis, Jonas ; Baumbach, Clemens ; Bjornsdottir, G. (Gyda) ; Brandsma, Johan ; Pina Concas, M. (Maria) ; Derringer, J. ; Furlotte, N.A. (Nicholas A.) ; Galesloot, Tessel ; Girotto, S. ; Gupta, R. (Richa) ; Hall, Leanne M. ; Harris, Sarah ; Hofer, E. ... view all 255 authors (2016)

textabstractEducational attainment is strongly influenced by social and other environmental factors, but genetic factors are estimated to account for at least 20% of the variation across individuals. Here we report the results of a genome-wide association study (GWAS) f... View more
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